Managing Director

Alisha Hathaway


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Managing Director

Alisha Hathaway

Alisha Hathaway is a veteran business leader and expert in executive recruiting, client relationship development and management and thought leadership.  

For more than 20 years, Ms. Hathaway has developed a robust career advising and assisting leaders to identify business challenges, building high-functioning teams and leadership strategies, including succession and executive assessment.  She has established deep relationships with C-suite executives and thought leaders in Fortune 500 companies, global media and non-profit organizations. 

Before joining The Alexander Group, Ms. Hathaway was with Russell Reynolds Associates, advising clients on leadership roles, including CEO, CMO and COO in professional services, media and technology, social impact and other mission-driven organizations. 

Prior to her executive search career, Ms. Hathaway served as Vice President of Integrated Media Programs at CNBC where she worked with some of the world’s most impactful companies and organizations, building the company’s thought leadership powerhouse, anchored in impactful marquis events and councils. 

Other media appointments include Global Vice President of Executive Conferences and Events and The Atlantic Media Company as Managing Director and Publisher.

Ms. Hathaway is based in Washington, D.C.


  • UC Santa Barbara

    Bachelor of Arts, Communication

Industry Experience

Professional, Financial & Legal Services
Technology & Cybersecurity
Nonprofit & Social Impact
Retail & CPG

What do you think differentiates The Alexander Group from other executive search firms?

I feel that the differentiator for the Alexander Group is our focus on looking at each client with fresh eyes and delivering counsel and candidates that are ideal for their specific situation at this moment and sustainably. We look at our relationship with clients as partnerships, an extension of the organization itself and truly live the mantra of long term relationships.

What’s the highest compliment a client can give you?

You know us as well if not better than we know ourselves and you made a difference.

What do you love about your work?

What I love most about my work is the deep and long relationships I'm able to build. The trust they put in me and the firm to help them be better, do better, grow and thrive. It's about the people for me, always.

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